The Score: Baseball, soccer games get in; rain alters spring schedule

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Baseball

New Hanover 6     South Brunswick 3

Alex Sniffen and Caleb Bishop combined for four hits and five RBI’s as New Hanover rallied for five runs in the decisive fifth inning to hand South Brunswick a 6-3 defeat in a rain-shortened game on Tuesday night.

Lambert Long. Photo courtesy- John Crouch.
Lambert Long. Photo courtesy- John Crouch.

The Wildcats moved to 4-2 in the division and 11-4 overall. South Brunswick, meanwhile, dropped to 2-4 in conference and 10-4 on the year.

New Hanover opened the scoring in the top of the second, but the Cougars took a 2-1 lead after four full innings of play.

Adam Pecoraro allowed three runs on three hits and struck out five to record the win. Kyle Smith added a run batted in for the Wildcats, while Max Hildreth walked twice. Sniffen smacked two doubles in the effort.

NHHS 010 05     6  10  1

South  000  21     3   3   1

 

Hoggard (3-2, 11-3) at Ashley (1-4, 6-10) PPD until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13

Laney (0-5, 4-12) at Topsail (3-1, 9-6) PPD until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13

North Brunswick at Northside PPD until Wednesday, April 13

 

Suzie Schoolfield. Photo courtesy- Rodney Williams
Suzie Schoolfield. Photo courtesy- Rodney Williams

Soccer

Laney 7    Topsail 0

The Bucs notched five first half goals en route to a 7-nil result against Topsail in Hampstead.

Coming off a hard-fought win against the defending 4A State Champions (Panther Creek) this past weekend, Laney wasted no time to get on the board Tuesday night as the Bucs improved to 5-0-1 in league play and 11-1-2 overall.

Anna Rae Porcelli, Baley Edwards and Courtney Dwertman each tallied twice for the Bucs. Haley Shand also recorded her team-high 17th goal this spring.

Laney posted its eighth clean sheet of the season, outscoring opponents 54-14 through 14 matches.

New Hanover 5    South Brunswick 0

Goals: Hadlie Winslow, Abbey Campbell, Liza McLatchy, Madison Gilbert

Assists: Abby Webb, Taylor Dodd, Anna Massengill

Saves: Emily Leister (2)

Fayetteville Academy 4   Cape Fear Academy 1

Libby Moore tallied for Cape Fear Academy and Delaney Mitchell made seven stops in the setback.

West Brunswick 2    North Myrtle Beach 0

Hoggard (4-0-1, 8-1-4) vs. Ashley (4-1-0, 6-3-1) PPD until Monday April, 18

 

Softball

Topsail (7-0, 15-1) vs. Laney (4-2, 10-5) PPD until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 13

North Brunswick at Northside PPD until Wednesday, April 13

Hoggard (3-4, 10-6) at Ashley (3-3, 5-8) PPD until 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14

New Hanover at South Brunswick PPD makeup date TBD

 

 Tennis

Topsail at Laney PPD until Wednesday, April 13

Ashley at Hoggard PPD to be determined

Lacrosse

Laney at Topsail     PPD

Hoggard at Ashley PPD until Wednesday, April 13

 

 

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